Wed, 22 Sep 2021

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...

China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

US to provide Australia with nuclear submarines to blunt Chinese

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have announced that ...

Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

On this day in 2007: Dhoni and boys defeated Australia

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): It was on this day, 14 years ago, when MS Dhoni-led India defeated Australia ...

PM Modi departs for three-day visit to US

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embarked on a three-day visit to the United States ...

US, Japan, South Korea to discuss N Korea

New York [US], September 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea will meet on Wednesday in New ...

Strengthen strategic partnership with US, Japan, Australia

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Ahead of leaving for the US to participate in Quad Leaders' Summit, Prime Minister ...

UK to call on China, Russia over Afghanistan

London [UK], September 22 (ANI): The UK Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss will call on Beijing and Moscow to discuss the ...

ADB trims India 2021 growth outlook to 10 pc

Manila [The Philippines], September 22 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday downgraded its 2021 economic growth outlook for ...

No change in UNGA plans after 'submarine deal', says France

Paris [France], September 22 (ANI): France has not changed its plans for United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in view of ...

'US House Passes Bill to Compensate American

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The US house unanimously passed legislation to compensate CIA personnel and diplomats affected by the ...

Growing concern that China represents competition for US

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 22 (ANI): Dhruva Jaishankar, Executive Director, Observer Research Foundation (ORF) said on Tuesday that there ...

Turkish sand-brewed coffee causing a stir in China

© Provided by Xinhua NANNING, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- These days, when young Chinese people think of Turkey, besides the ...

39 Australian shark species face extinction: landmark report

© Provided by Xinhua A government report found that Australia is home to more than a quarter of the world's ...

Biden-Johnson stress action on climate change

Washington [US], September 22 (ANI): US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday (local time) stressed ...

Rose Lavelle enjoys homecoming as USWNT blasts Paraguay

Rose Lavelle wowed her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes to overshadow Alex ...

Jaishankar meets Korean, Italian, Australian counterparts

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday held meetings with his counterparts from Korea, ...

5.8-magnitude quake hits Australia's Victoria

Sydney [Australia], September 22 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted 38 km south of Mount Buller in ...

PM Modi to embark on 3-day visit to US

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be leaving for his three-day visit to the US ...

World's two largest economies commit to climate action Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday welcomed important commitments made towards climate action by the world's two largest economies, as ...

China won't build more coal plants abroad, says Xi at UNGA

Beijing [China], September 22 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday (local time) ...

China will never seek hegemony: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China has never ...

China to stop building new coal-fired power projects abroad: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China will step ...

Xi Focus: Xi proposes Global Development Initiative

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday proposed a Global Development Initiative ...

How COVID has shone a light on the ugly face of Australian antisemitism

The increased prominence of antisemitic incidents during the COVID pandemic may leave you wondering: has antisemitism always been part of ...

China to provide 2 bln doses of COVID-19 vaccines to world this year: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- China will strive to provide a total of 2 billion doses ...

ATP roundup: Karen Khachanov moves on in France

Seventh-seeded Karen Khachanov of Russia needed three sets to defeat Frenchman Alexandre Muller 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 Tuesday at the Moselle ...

US has no closer or more reliable ally than Australia,

New York [US], September 22 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) called Australia the most reliable ally ...

China to make new, greater contributions to UN cause: Xi

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China will make new ...

Russia, China, Pak urge Hamid Karzai, Abdullah Abdullah

Kabul [Afghanistan] September 21 (ANI): Russian and Chinese Envoys to Afghanistan on Tuesday urged former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and ...

'China using all existing media to impose its narrative'

Paris [France], September 21 (ANI): China is using all existing media to shape and impose a narrative serving its interests ...

Nepal: Deuba led government to recall ambassador's appointe

Kathmandu [Nepal] September 21 (ANI): Nepal's newly formed government led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has decided to recall ...

World stands at inflection point in history: Biden at UNGA

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], September 21 (ANI): US President Joe Biden delivered his debut speech to delegates at the ...

US not seeking a new Cold War: Biden at UNGA

New York [US], September 21 (ANI): In his address to the 76th high-profile meeting of the UNGA, US President Joe ...

Taliban, Russian envoy discuss situation in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Representatives of the Taliban movement and the Russian president's special envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, ...

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European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

Justin Trudeau set for third term after 156 seat victory

OTTAWA, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- Canada's Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau is to continue his third mandate as prime minister ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

Children, teens see more obesity due to Covid, says U.S. study

ATLANTA, Georgia: A significant increase in obesity among American children and teenagers is a direct cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, ...

650,000 white flags planted in Washington DC for Covid victims

WASHINGTON DC: A display of 650,000 white flags, one for each American who has died from COVID-19, has been set ...

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